original text from about A.D. 1390
For to make a Potage Feneboiles
—Tak wite benes and seth hem in water and bray the benys in a morter al to nozt and lat them sethe in almande mylk and do ther'in wyn and hony and seth reysons in wyn and do ther'to and after dresse yt forth.
To make [boiled bean] Pottage
—Take white beans and boil them in water and mash the beans in a mortar all to not (they would be ground to a powder) and let them boil in almond milk and add to this, wine and honey and boil the raisins in wine and add to this and then serve it forth.